George Mitchell School

Dear Parents  Carers

Our classes return on Tuesday 21st February and our class fees are due on this date. I will be sending the invoices by email, please let me know if you would still like a paper version. Please make every effort to pay your half termly fees by this date cash/ cheque or ask Angela for the details to pay on-line or by Paypal.

NO CLASSES TUESDAY 28TH FEBRUARY George Mitchell Secondary School will be holding a Parent Evening.  All classes are cancelled on that night.

Dates for your diary

  • Sunday14th May – Walk for Peace
  • Tuesday 20th June – Parents Evening at classes
  • Friday14th July – Summer Award Ceremony
  • Monday 24th July to Friday 29th July – Summer Transition Club for Year 6 children moving to Secondary School.  See the flyer for more information.  If you would like to book your child a place on this week long club please email

WFDA is on the search to appoint a new WFDA Charity Manager. The successful person will be joining us at an exciting time in the history of dyslexia and the charity as a whole. We need someone to help us achieve our goals and build on our successes.  Does this sound like you or some you might know? If you are interested to apply please contact Lois Hood on 07815 800629 or email with your CV and covering letter.

Word/Number Shark are available to WFDA families to hire @ £1 per week. These are fun computer programmes that can help your child with their Literacy/Numeracy skills. Please see Angela if you are interested.

Adults for Dyslexia Meet up – 6.30 to 8.30 at Quaker House, 1a Jewell Road, E17 4QU

Our free monthly Adult Dyslexia Group meetings are on the last Tuesday of the month. Dates for 2017: 28 February, 28 March.

Please can we remind children only to take a maximum of 2 biscuits, you could bring a small snack with them to eat in the reception area.

All about us: Please take some time to look in our ‘All About Us’ folder – It contains lots of information relating to our Classes including Class Policies, Help sheets and WFDA Newsletters.

Have a lovely Break and thank you for your continued support from Angela and the WFDA Team or 07852 232 509 – Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (during term time)


Information about George Mitchell School

Parking – Please park in Farmer Road, there may be room in the car park however due to the parking entrance not having a drop kerb if you park inside the school it is at your own liability .  Check you have not parked in a permit parking bay, see the map below. (I do not have any parking permits)

Entrance – via the Gate in Farmer Road, the entrance to the building will be sign posted.
Meet and Greet – I will be just inside the doors for you to ask questions, pay class fees etc.
Reception Area – There is still a reception area for parents/carers to wait for children with refreshments
Please can we ask Parents / Carers to remind children of their behaviour on the School premises particularly with the building work taking place on the premises.